Bogra rape victim taken to Rajshahi safe home

08 Aug,2017

Bogra, BdChronicle:

The female student who was allegedly raped by Sramik League leader Tufan Sarkar was taken to a safe home and her mother to a support centre in Rajshahi on Monday night.

Senior jail superintendent of Bogra Mokarram Hossain said the girl and her mother were taken to Rajshai under police security around 9 pm. 

After their medical treatment, the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal on Monday ordered the authorities concerned to send them to safe home for their security.

On July 17, Sramik League leader Tufan took the girl to his house at Badurtala in the district town promising to arrange her admission to a local college, and raped her there.

When Tufan's wife Asha and her elder sister Bogra municipality female councillor Marzia Hasan Rumki came to know of the incident, they along with some associates picked the girl up and her mother from their house.

They allegedly beat the girl and her mother with sticks and shaved their heads.

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